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Church Calendar

Alva Church of God Sunday school begins at 9:30 a.m. and worship at 10:30 a.m. with Pastor Nathan Braudrick. Alva Church of God is located at 517 Ninth St. in Alva and can be found on the web at www.AlvaChurchOfGod.org. Sunday: Sunday school is at...

 

The Message of Angels

Christmas is almost here. If you are like me, it has been a busy time throughout the month of December. No one experiences many quiet moments as Christmas approaches. Parties, shopping, cooking, greeting cards – always a lot to do this month. Then...

 

Spiritually Speaking: Ipsissima verba

“Sustaining all things by His powerful word.” No one who knows anything about the Savior would question the Hebrew writer’s claim that Jesus’ words were full of power. The original recipients...

 

Presbyterian youth hold Christmas party

On Wednesday night, Dec. 18, the First Presbyterian Youth Group held their annual Christmas party. The Christmas celebration included food, fellowship and games. The youth wish to say "thank you" to...

 

Alva Goldbugs Band Christmas Concert

Alva band directors Adam Steuart and Christopher Alexander conducted the Alva Schools Band Christmas Concert this past Sunday afternoon. It was held at the High School. Adam and Christopher wore...

 

ALMA DARLENE (BOWMAN) EBELING

Alma Darlene (Bowman) Ebeling, 86, went to be with her Lord and Savior on December 16, 2019, at Share Medical Center in Alva, Oklahoma. She was born August 5, 1933, at her parents', Albert S. and...

 

CLYDE EUGENE CHAFFIN

Funeral services for Clyde Eugene Chaffin will be 2 p.m. Saturday, December 21, 2019, at the Alva Church of God with Rev. Bob Brown officiating. Interment will be in the Garrison Cemetery near Dacoma...

 

Oklahoma gaming

An article in the Enid News & Eagle explains the current casino conflict between the state and the tribes. The compact is written to renew automatically Jan. 1, while the governor insists on...

 

Random Thoughts: An Arkansas duel – part 2

On Dec. 4, 1837, the speaker of the Arkansas House of Representatives, John Wilson, attacked fellow representative, Joseph J. Anthony, on the floor of that legislative body while it was in session....

 

Homesteads Holiday Open House

The Homestead's holiday open house was Tuesday night. The Electric Gold was there to sing carols accompanied by Jewel Conner....

 

Drug-free zones and wildlife land

Oklahoma Senator Casey Murdock visited Alva for a town hall meeting Monday, Dec. 9. A video of the approximately two-hour meeting may be viewed at www.AlvaReviewCourier.com. Due to the number of topics covered, stories on the meeting will be split...

 

Northwestern to begin online library and information science minor in spring 2020

Northwestern Oklahoma State University will be offering a new minor, library and information science, to its students beginning with the spring 2020 semester that starts Jan. 13. The minor is open to students of any major and is able to be completed...

 

Tuesday night bowling standings for Dec. 17

Dilly Dilly 42 ½ wins 29 ½ losses Marshall's Oldtimers 39 wins 33 losses Rollin Good Times 38 wins 34 losses Ms Deb's Hairstyling 35 ½ wins 36 ½ losses O'Bar 35 wins 37 losses Knights of Columbus 35 wins 37 losses Next Frame 33 wins 39 losses...

 

Goldbugs overcome Tigers 54-42 Tuesday

Going into the road game Tuesday, the Alva Goldbugs had the same 1-4 record as opponent Newkirk. The Goldbugs trailed by one at the end of the first quarter and by two at the half despite a big scoring effort by sophomore Jackson Feely. In the...

 

Ladybugs continue win streak at Newkirk, 53-36

The Alva Ladybugs traveled to Newkirk Tuesday, adding another game to their win column. Newkirk is building a new gym but it’s not ready yet. In the current gym, the out of bounds lines seem really...

 

Associated Press tabs Wright as Second-Team All-American

ALVA, Okla. – Maurice Wright Jr. added another honor to his belt after his record-breaking year. The Northwestern Oklahoma State University senior was named to the Associated Press All-American second-team on Wednesday. "There is no one more...

 

Wright of Northwestern selected to D2CCA All-American Second Team

WICHITA FALLS, Texas – Northwestern Oklahoma State's Maurice Wright Jr. continues to rack up the postseason accolades as the linebacker has made yet another list, this time an All-American selection. "Congratulation to Maurice Wright on his D2CCA...

 

Rangers take tough loss before break

ALVA, Okla. – Northwestern Oklahoma State University Rangers dropped a great match-up against East Central university Monday evening before heading home for winter break. Northwestern and the Tigers...

 

Lady Rangers close 2019 with an impressive victory

ALVA, Okla. - The Lady Rangers played one final game before the winter break Monday evening, and they finished the 2019 season strong with a convincing 76-68 win behind a very balanced offensive...

 

Burlington Senior

Anna Motycka is Burlington's Senior....

 

Burlington Schools Christmas Program

Burlington Elementary Christmas music program with the music teacher Mr. Isi Ofiu was this past week....

 

2019-2020 Burlington Homecoming

2019-2020 Homecoming was this past week at Burlington....

 

Burlington Schools has reading buddies

Parents were invited to Burlington School during a Parent Reading Buddies event....

 

Santa Sightings at Burlington Schools

Santa spent some time during this busy season to read to the Elementary students at Burlington. Santa also took the time to hang out with the Burlington Basketball boys....

 

Burlington steps forward to help Stamp Out Starvation

Monte Stewart of Stamp Out Starvation came to help Burlington prepare food to help others who are hungry....

 

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